Region's Largest Cider Festival Returns to South Lake Union

What: 7th annual Cider Summit Seattle, featuring over 150 ciders including regional favorites and international classics.

Where: SLU Discovery Center Lawn - 101 Westlake Ave. N (near Whole Foods)

When: Friday, September 9th 3pm - 8pm
(VIP Session at 2pm, last pour: 7:45),
& Saturday, September 10th Noon - 5pm (last pour: 4:45).

Available tickets: Exclusive VIP admission from 2pm-3pmon Friday, session continues through 8pm. VIP tickets are sold exclusively online. General admission starts at 3pmFriday and continues through 8pm. Saturday admission is from 12pm-5pm. Re-entry allowed next day & anytime during sessions with event glass and wristband (worn on wrist). PLEASE NOTE: last pour is 15 minutes prior to the close of each session.

Ticket cost: $30-$45 (plus service charges where applicable) depending on type of ticket purchased and when ticket is purchased.

Additional features: Expanded food offerings from Whole Foods MarketCapitol CiderKRAVE Jerky and others. Oregon Fruit Products Fruit Cider Challenge, featuring pilot batch fruit ciders from several participating cideries with consumer vote to determine champion. Cider Cocktails, a Dog Lounge - hosted by Seattle Humane and special appearances and music programming from KEXP.

Sponsors: Presented by Whole Foods Market. Supporting sponsors include Capitol CiderOregon Fruit ProductsKRAVE JerkyHood River JuiceUmpqua Bank, and Click Wholesale. Media partners include KEXPThe Stranger, and CIDERCRAFT Magazine.

Beneficiaries: Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research., Northwest Cider AssociationSeattle Humane.

Additional info: Contact

General Admission & VIP tickets are available now online.  Starting August 1, General Admission tickets will also be available at Seattle metro area Whole Foods Market locations:

South Lake Union - 2210 Westlake Avenue. Seattle

Interbay - 2001 15th Avenue W. Seattle

Roosevelt Square - 1026 NE 64th St. Seattle

Bellevue - 888 116th Ave NE Bellevue

Redmond - 17991 NE Redmond Way Redmond

Lynnwood - 2800 196th St. SW Lynnwood